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Jackson statement on special session to consider critical bonds

Jackson statement on special session to consider critical bonds

Posted: August 20, 2019

Augusta, MAINE – Governor Janet Mills issued a proclamation today calling for a special legislative session to be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August...

RADIO ADDRESS: In the absence of federal leadership, Maine stepped up and delivered on prescription drugs

RADIO ADDRESS: In the absence of federal leadership, Maine stepped up and delivered on prescription drugs

Posted: August 15, 2019

As Americans, we live in a country where medical breakthroughs happen every day; where scientists develop new life-saving medication daily. In many...

President Jackson raises concerns over the sale of Emera Maine

President Jackson raises concerns over the sale of Emera Maine

Posted: August 07, 2019

AUGUSTA—Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, joined lawmakers, labor advocates, and both Emera Maine consumers and employees to raise...

Maine’s leadership on prescription drugs spurs federal action

Maine’s leadership on prescription drugs spurs federal action

Posted: July 31, 2019

AUGUSTA — Following the passage of a new Maine law, sponsored by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to lower the cost of prescription drugs...

Sen. Lawrence earns perfect attendance record in 2019 legislative session

Sen. Lawrence earns perfect attendance record in 2019 legislative session

Posted: July 26, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mark Lawrence, D-Eliot, earned a perfect attendance and voting record during the recently concluded legislative session. He is...

Sen. Carpenter appointed to serve on Task force on Indian-State Relations

Sen. Carpenter appointed to serve on Task force on Indian-State Relations

Posted: July 24, 2019

AUGUSTA — Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, has appointed Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, to serve as co-chair of the State of Maine...

Proposal to fund rural hospitals, ambulance services signed into law

Proposal to fund rural hospitals, ambulance services signed into law

Posted: July 03, 2019

AUGUSTA—A proposal from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to fund rural hospitals and ambulance services was signed into law by Gov. Janet...

Sen. Breen bill to review, improve mental health services in Maine signed into law

Sen. Breen bill to review, improve mental health services in Maine signed into law

Posted: July 02, 2019

AUGUSTA — Gov. Janet Mills signed legislation introduced by Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, to form a working group to study and recommend...

Vitelli bill to help Maine schools buy fresh, local produce signed into law

Vitelli bill to help Maine schools buy fresh, local produce signed into law

Posted: July 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that will help more Maine kids get access to fresh fruits and vegetables, was...

Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program becomes law

Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program becomes law

Posted: July 01, 2019

AUGUSTA—Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to bolster hunger relief efforts and support local farms, was signed into law...